Traditional approach to doing things led to delay in reconstruction

Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of the greatest national tragedy in living memory.

Apr 24 2017

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‘Nepal on course to ensure inclusiveness’

Walton Alfonso Webson is the Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations.

Apr 24 2017

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Our proximity to India doesn’t mean we can’t develop close ties with China

How accurate is the perception that Nepal is more eager to review the 1950 treaty than India?

Apr 17 2017

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Nepal’s security forces received high ratings for their post-quake work

In two weeks, it will be the second anniversary of the biggest national tragedy in living memory that Nepal suffered.

Post Report, Apr 10 2017

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Most of the air pollution in Kathmandu is locally generated

These days, the quality of Kathmandu’s air is compared to that in some of the world’s most polluted cities like New Delhi and Beijing.

Apr 03 2017

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Interview Subash Nembang

Positive vibes are fine but inter-party talks have nothing concrete to offer yet With the Madhesi Morcha and the CPN-UML at loggerheads over the issues of constitutional amendment and federal demarcation, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal recently held discussions with leaders of the Nepali Congress, the CPN-UML and the Samyukta Loktrantrik Madhesi Morcha in a bid to come to a consensus.

Mar 27 2017

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We want to inspire Nepali youths to believe that politics can be noble

Of late, the country has seen a few new parties—most recently the Sajha Party—claiming to provide an alternative to the moribund mainstream political parties, and to deliver clean politics and development.

Mar 20 2017

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The sky won’t fall if all three elections aren’t held by the deadline

Political tension has flared up in the wake of the clash last week between the police and the supporters of the Madhesi Morcha.

Mar 13 2017

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Redrawing of provincial boundaries has no bearing on local elections

As the date for local level elections has been set, political parties are preparing for polls. Yet the government has not been able to bring convince the agitating Madhes-based parties to take part in the elections.

Mar 06 2017

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India can have an important role in asking Madhesi parties to take part in polls

Last week, the government announced the date for local elections. The decision has been generally hailed as an important step in implementing the constitution, as January 21, 2018 has been set as the constitutional deadline for holding elections to all three levels of government.

Feb 27 2017

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Given the current trend of politics, a crisis seems imminent

The Nepal Congress and the CPN (Maoist Center) have agreed to announce the election dates for local level elections in the next Cabinet meeting, taking into account the constitutional requirement that local, provincial, and federal level elections must be held by 21 January 2018.

Feb 20 2017

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We embrace Hindutwa as the backbone of the Nepali polity

Two rightist forces—the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal and the Rastriya Prajatantra Party—merged on November 22 to become the RPP.

Feb 13 2017

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